We are a company committed to the environment and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our new plant allows us to reduce CO2 emissions and water consumption, thanks to the installation of solar panels, meters and flow meters. We have also digitalised processes and adopted measures to promote the circular economy, biodiversity and pollution prevention.

International certifications

OCA – Carbon Footprint Certificate

At Patatas Meléndez we want to know the real impact that our activity has on the atmosphere and the environment, we have a firm commitment to sustainability and environmental balance, to guarantee future generations a cleaner and greener planet.

The Carbon Footprint is a verifiable indicator that allows us to quantify the GHG emissions (greenhouse gases) released into the atmosphere attributable to an organisation, product, service or event, which is measured in mass (tonnes, kilos, etc.) of CO2 equivalent (CO2eq or CO2e). This calculation allows any company or organisation to be aware of the impact that its activity generates on our environment in order to embark on a path of improvement and commitment to reducing this type of emissions.

Our main lines of action are

Continue to increase the installation of solar panels, continue working with green energy and gradually migrate to electric or hybrid vehicles.

OCA Certificate – Water Footprint

Patatas Meléndez is committed to achieving a 10% reduction in water demand over the next 6 years, calculated with respect to the base year set in 2019.

OCA Certificate – SDG Goals

The 2030 Agenda, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, is articulated in 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) covering economic, social and environmental dimensions, to address global challenges such as hunger, inequality or climate change, before 2030. We have achieved 10 of them.

Sustainability Certificate 2021

Through CHEP Spain, Patatas Meléndez is certified as actively protecting the environment and contributing to the development of a more sustainable fresh produce supply chain.

ISO 14001:2015

International standard that allows companies to demonstrate their commitment to environmental protection through the management of the environmental risks associated with their activities. In addition to reducing the environmental impact of its activity, it projects and reinforces the commercially sustainable image of the company.

ISO 14001 enables the identification and management of environmental risks associated with the internal processes of the organisation’s activity. It identifies requirements for effective risk management, taking into account environmental prevention and protection, legal compliance and socio-economic needs.

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